Mid Wales

Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth

A nice way to finish 2012, which has been a very busy year away from exploring, was a trip to an old favourite. Mid Wales

Other

Kinmel Hall, Conwy

Kinmel Hall is a mansion near the village of St. George, close to the coastal town of Abergele, in Conwy county borough, Wales. The present

Asylums St Cadocs

St Cadocs Hospital, Newport

Visited on a Sunny Summers day back in 2009 this was a chance visit and chance explore.  I guess it gave a little  insight to

Rauceby

Rauceby Hospital, Quarrington

Rauceby Hospital was built in 1897 and was designed by George Thomas Hine, Consultant Architect to the Comissioners in Lunacy, perhaps the most famous of

Leisure

Horncliffe Mansion, Rossendale

Not much is known about this site anyway, it was built around the 17th century and has had various uses through the years from care

Whittingham

Whittingham Hospital, Goosnargh

Whittingham Hospital was built in 1869 and became one of the biggest county asylums in the county. It was known as the Lancashire County Asylum,

Gartloch

Gartloch Hospital, Lanarkshire

A first trek north of the border lead me to Gartloch Hospital, situated in the east edge of Glasgow in Gartcosh. It’s construction was completed

Leisure

Birnbeck Pier, Weston Super Mare

Birnbeck Pier is perhaps better know as the ‘other pier in Weston’ – tucked away to the north of the town it sits forlorn and

Hospitals

Ystrad Mynach Hospital, Gwent

Ystrad Mynach Hospital closed in late 2011 to make way for the new £172m Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr hospital on the other side of the road. 

Industrial

Vencel Resil, Whitecroft

Vencel Resil product building and cavity wall insulation. The  Whitecroft site, along with another site in Glasgow, closed in June 2009 after the company felt

Other

St. Peters Chuch, Stanley – Wakefield

The Church of Stanley dedicated to St. Peter was constructed in 1822 at a cost of £12,000 and opened in September  6th  1824; The Rev.

Other

Bramham House, West Yorkshire

Bramham House was in 1806 as a vicarage, it became a children’s home in 1947. It became disused in 1984 with the closure of the